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September 24, 2013
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Green Revolution 2: Apps for Farmers

Doing paperwork has proven to be unsustainable but also entirely cumbersome in recent years given the multiplication of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. From Australia to America, Canada to Kenya, a paradigm shift towards cloud computing is being felt … Continue reading

February 17, 2013
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Madeleine Albright Chats with Henry Paulson about Career, Foreign Policy

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright told an audience at the University of Chicago that her worldview was shaped early in life, when she witnessed the impact the United States had during and immediately following World War II. Albright … Continue reading

October 16, 2012
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Fingerprints for Financing: Removing Some Risk from Lending in Africa

ANN ARBOR — Some called it “witchcraft.” Others just watched in awe as their scanned fingerprints were used to pull up their records on a computer. They were paprika farmers in Malawi participating in a new study that shows fingerprinting … Continue reading

October 6, 2012
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Right to Science?

Workshop helps to define the human right to benefit from science Conscience. Expression. Property. Fair trial. Peaceful assembly. And science? Yes, says the University of Delaware’s Tom Powers, the international community has declared that there is an inalienable human right … Continue reading

March 10, 2012
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Cultural “Tightness” Can Hold Back Female Leadership – But not Always, Says University of Toronto Study

Normative support for equality can make the difference Countries that more strictly uphold their cultural norms are less likely to promote women as leaders, unless those norms support equal opportunity for both sexes, shows a new paper from the University … Continue reading

March 3, 2012
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Mapping Tool Analyzes How Climate Change, Conflict and Aid Intersect in Africa

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers have developed a new dynamic mapping tool that will help policymakers and other groups determine a country’s vulnerabilities to climate change and conflicts and show how these two issues intersect in Africa. The pilot version of … Continue reading

April 27, 2011
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Harmonic Convergence: Music and Social Networking Join Forces

*BizSpark One startup Soundtrckr lets listeners discover, play and share music on their terms — alongside their friends.* REDMOND, Wash. — April 27, 2011 — Soundtrckr, a BizSpark One startup, mashes Internet radio with social networking and location-awareness to help … Continue reading

August 10, 2010
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The Looming World Food Catastrophe

For several years, the World Bank has been announcing its plans to find solutions to solve the world food crisis, whereby vast swathes of the world’s population find it increasingly difficult to put food on the family table, while the … Continue reading